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Jhana - Te manaia

Added on November 21st, 2014

Jhana - Te manaia

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Inspired by "Te Manaia"

Guardian angel

Maoris believe the Te Manaia to be a creature with bird´s head, human body and fish tail, and it represents a guardian angel. When the hand is drawn with three fingers, they indicate the balance between sky, earth and sea. It´s a symbol of protection, and the gecko we placed inside its body is a magical creature, which is told to keep deseases away from the house they live in. The shar ...

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